ERIC Number: EJ395961
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1989
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Religious Conscience and Civic Conscience in Thomas Hobbes's Civic Philosophy.
Pepperell, Keith C.
Educational Theory, v39 n1 p17-25 Win 1989
This article discusses Thomas Hobbes' concept of conscience, the historical context in which the concept was formulated, and Hobbes' conclusion that civil law takes precedence over religious conscience. Hobbes' views are related to the debate between Pratte and Losito over the interaction between religious and civic conscience. (IAH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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